Public Service Award Winner 1998: Barbara Walters


The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (then named the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation) Chairman Dr. John L. Lewis, Jr., and Dr. Carolyn Runowitz presented the 1998 Public Service Award to Barbara Walters ABC, for her reporting on women’s issues.  The award was facilitated by Dr. Richard Barakat and was presented at ABC News Headquarters, Lincoln Square, New York City.


Elizabeth Young isn’t afraid to jump for a cause no matter how high. As a survivor of cervical cancer, Young empowers women through skydiving, running marathons and giving back to the cause. This year is no different with her second skydiving event Mother’s Day Weekend.


September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month.  After creating the month in 1999, the Foundation strives to bring attention about these cancers through public awareness campaigns.


The Foundation is proud to offer various Research Grants and Awards. Click here for more information.


FREE Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Courses throughout the country. For more information, click here.